Famous People Born in 1914 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 549

  • May 4 Abdel Karim Kassem, general/premier/dictator of Iraq (1958-63)
  • May 4 Emmanuel Robles, Algerian-Fren journalist/playwright (Lesson Hauteurs)
  • May 7 Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (d. 1996)
  • May 8 Lord Murton, of Lindisfrarne, deputy chairman (Comm House of Lords)
  • May 8 Romain Gary, Polish writer (d. 1980)
  • May 9 Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
  • May 9 Frank Chacksfield, arranger/orchestra leader
  • May 9 Hank Snow, Nova Scotia Canada, country singer (I Went to Your Wedding)
  • May 9 Josef Muller-Brockmann, graphic designer/writer
  • May 9 Theodore Kheel, labor negotiator (Fair Employment Practices)
  • May 10 Charles McGraw, American actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family), born in NYC, New York
  • May 10 Lord Smith, British surgeon
  • May 11 Haroun Tazieff, French volcanologist (d. 1998)
  • May 12 Bertus Aafjes, Dutch poet/writer
  • May 12 Dan Daniel, politician (Rep-D-VA, 1969-88), born in Chatham, Virginia (d. 1988)
  • May 12 Howard K Smith, LA, TV newsman (ABC, Moderated Kennedy-Nixon debate)

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May 13 Joe Louis, American world heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49), born in Lafayette, Alabama (d. 1981)

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • May 15 Jack Pepys, immunologist
  • May 15 Pierre Froidebise, composer
  • May 15 Turk Broda, ice hockey goaltender (d. 1972)
  • May 16 Edward T. Hall, American anthropologist and author
  • May 17 Guido Masanetz, composer
  • May 18 Anthony Fell, British MP
  • May 18 Boris Christoff, Bulgaria/Italian bass (Boris Godunov)
  • May 18 Pierre A Balmain, France, fashion designer (1940's "New Look")
  • May 19 Max Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2002)
  • May 19 Go Seigen, Japanese Go player
  • May 19 Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
  • May 20 Corneliu Coposu, Romanian politician (d. 1995)
  • May 20 Hideko Maehata, Japanese swimmer (d. 1995)
  • May 22 Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)
  • May 22 Sun Ra, American musician (d. 1993)
  • May 23 Alec Dickson, founder (VSO)
  • May 23 Barbara Ward, economist/writer (Only One Earth)
  • May 23 Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine)
  • May 23 Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher
  • May 24 Clifford Irving, Chairman (Isle of Man government)
  • May 24 George Tabori, Hungarian writer, born in Budapest (d. 2007)
  • May 24 Lilli Palmer, [Peiser], German actress (Cloak and Dagger), born in Pozen (d. 1986)
  • May 26 Archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 27 Hugh Le Caine, composer
  • May 27 Lord Erroll of Hale, British minister
  • May 27 Rose Stainton, CEO (British Airways)
  • May 28 W G G Duncan-Smith, fighter pilot
  • May 29 Stacy Keach, Sr., American actor (d. 2003)

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May 29 Tenzing Norgay, Tibetan climber who was the 1st to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary (exact date of birth unknown, but he celebrated on the 29th), born in either northeastern Nepal or Tibet (d. 1986)

Mountaineer and Explorer Tenzing Norgay
Mountaineer and Explorer
Tenzing Norgay
  • May 30 Bobby Sherwood, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • May 31 Akira Ifukube, composer
  • Jun 3 Eugene Fuller, polymath/linguist
  • Jun 3 Ronald George Woodman, pilot
  • Jun 4 Willy-August Linnemann, Danish writer/journalist
  • Jun 5 Beatrice de Cardi, British archaeologist, born in London (d. 2016)
  • Jun 5 Rose Hill, singer/actress (Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark)
  • Jun 5 Stan Jones, Douglas Az, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
  • Jun 8 Joseph de Pietro, US, 56kg weightlifter (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Jun 8 Kurt Barthel [KuBa], German writer and political activist, born in Garnsdorf (d. 1967)
  • Jun 9 Barbara Mullen, actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 9 Hermann Haller, composer
  • Jun 10 Polly Hill, Dr/anthropologist
  • Jun 11 Gerald Mohr, American actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 11 Hendrik Berkhof, Dutch theologist (Church & Emperor)
  • Jun 11 Jack Mann, pilot/hostage
  • Jun 12 Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist
  • Jun 12 William Lundigan, actor (Climax), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Jun 12 Bill Kenny, singer (The Bill Kenny Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jun 14 Pauline Moore, American actress (d. 2001)
  • Jun 14 Winifred Milius Lubell, New York, American illustrator and writer (The Outer Lands) (d. 2012)
  • Jun 15 Cees [Cornelis A B] Bantzinger, Dutch cartoonist/illustrator
  • Jun 15 Saul Steinberg, Romania, cartoonist/illustrator (New Yorker)

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Jun 15 Yuri Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1982-84) and KGB Chief (1967-82), born in Nagutskaya, Stavropol Region, Russian Empire (d. 1984)

Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov
Soviet General Secretary
Yuri Andropov
  • Jun 15 Hilda Terry, American Cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Jun 16 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)
  • Jun 16 Stewart Griffith, secretary (MCC)
  • Jun 17 John R Hersey, author (Hiroshima, Bell for Adano, Wall)
  • Jun 18 Billy Wade, cricket wicket-keeper (South African in 11 Tests 1938-50)
  • Jun 19 Alan Cranston, (Sen-D-CA, 1969- )
  • Jun 19 Harry Lauter, White Plains NY, actor (Waterfront)
  • Jun 19 Morgan Morgan-Giles, Brits Lt admiral/MP
  • Jun 19 Lester Raymond Flatt, TN, bluegrass (Earl-Ballad of Jed Clampett)
  • Jun 19 Anthony Bloom, Metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church (d. 2003)
  • Jun 20 Friedrich Zipp, composer
  • Jun 21 Jan Decadt, Flemish composer, born in Ypres (d. 1995)
  • Jun 21 William Vickrey, economist
  • Jun 22 Lilo Hardel, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 1999)
  • Jun 24 Pearl Witherington CBE, British WW II secret agent (d. 2008)
  • Jun 26 John J "John" Beautiful Garden, sculptor
  • Jun 26 Laurie Lee, English poet/author (I Can't Stay Long)
  • Jun 26 Richard Maltby, orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)
  • Jun 26 Wolfgang Windgassen, Annemasse France, tenor (Stuttgart Opera)
  • Jun 27 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor/writer (Farce Major)
  • Jun 27 Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament (1948-87))
  • Jun 27 Robert Aickman, English author (d. 1981)
  • Jun 28 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player
  • Jun 28 Aribert Heim, Austrian physician
  • Jun 29 Rafael Kubelik, Bychory Czechoslovakia, conductor (Cornelia Farooli)
  • Jun 29 Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician (d. 1976)
  • Jun 29 Dr Nnoseng Ellen Kate Khuzwayo, Thaba-Nchu Orange Free State, South African member of parliament (ANC) and noted writer ("Call me Woman")
  • Jun 30 David Wayne, actor (Adam's Rib, Andromeda Strain, 3 Faces of Eve)
  • Jun 30 Natko Devcic, composer
  • Jun 30 Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (d. 2001)
  • Jul 1 Cristyl Cranz, Germany, slalom (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • Jul 1 Earle Warren, alto sax player
  • Jul 1 Magda Gabor, actress (People vs Zsa Zsa Gabor), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 2 Frederick Fennell, conductor (Time & Winds), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 2 Mário Schenberg, Brazilian physicist (d. 1990)
  • Jul 4 Giuseppe 'Nuccio' Bertone, car designer
  • Jul 5 Jacob Soetendorp, Dutch rabbi
  • Jul 6 Jens Rohiner, composer
  • Jul 7 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
  • Jul 7 Serafim Sergeyevich Tulikov, composer
  • Jul 8 Billy Eckstine, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 8 Jyoti Basu, Indian politician
  • Jul 9 Bill Tallon, cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie)
  • Jul 9 Willi Stoph, president German DR
  • Jul 10 Joe Shuster, Canadian-born cartoonist (d. 1992)
  • Jul 11 Ahti Sonninen, composer
  • Jul 14 Sidney George Gray, company secretary
  • Jul 15 Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries (d. 1999)
  • Jul 15 Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (d. 1996)
  • Jul 17 Lucille Benson, Scottsboro Ala, actress (Lilly-Bosom Buddies)
  • Jul 17 James Purdy, Hicksville, Ohio, writer (The House of the Solitary Maggot), (disputed birthdate, 1923), (d. 2009)
  • Jul 18 Herbert Collum, composer
  • Jul 18 John G Bearer, writer (Metro, Drunken Canary, Fast Heartbeat)
  • Jul 18 Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch premier (KVP, Mammoth Law)
  • Jul 18 Mack Robinson, US, 200m dash (Olympic-silver-1932)
  • Jul 18 Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (d. 2000)
  • Jul 19 Josef Palenicek, composer
  • Jul 19 Marius Russo, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jul 20 William John Phillips, actor (Nothing but a Man)
  • Jul 22 Cecil Effinger, composer
  • Jul 23 Alastair Down, CEO (Burmah Oil)
  • Jul 24 David Miles Bensuan-Butt, economist
  • Jul 24 Edwin Mirvish, owner (Old Vic)
  • Jul 24 Frank Silvera, actor (High Chaparral), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jul 24 Kenneth B Clark, Canal Zone, civil rights activist (Dark Ghetto)
  • Jul 24 Riccardo Malipiero, composer
  • Jul 24 Robert Emhardt, actor (Mac-Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers)
  • Jul 24 Frances Oldham Kelsey, Canadian-American FDA Director (stopped thalidomide use in the US), born in Cobble Hill, British Columbia (d.2015)

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Jul 25 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode
  • Jul 26 Ralph Hunsecker Blane, songwriter
  • Jul 26 Erskine Hawkins, American musician and bandleader (d. 1993)
  • Jul 26 Ellis Kinder, American baseball player (d. 1968)
  • Jul 28 Carmen Dragon, American composer (d. 1984)
  • Jul 29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 29 Abram Games, graphic artist
  • Jul 29 Dovie Hudson, community activist in rural Mississippi
  • Jul 30 Lord Killanin, Irish IOC president (d. 1999)
  • Jul 31 Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker
  • Jul 31 Louis De Funes, Courbevoie France, actor (I Tartassati, Fantomas)
  • Jul 31 Raymond Aubrac, French resistance leader, born in Paris, France (d. 2012)
  • Aug 1 Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, born in Voroshilovka, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • Aug 2 Felix Leclerc, composer
  • Aug 2 Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst/artist
  • Aug 2 Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury, New York, American actress (Network, Poltergeist)
  • Aug 3 Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • Aug 4 Rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • Aug 5 Anita Colby, model/actress (Pepsi Cola Playhouse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 5 David Brian, American actor (Accussed of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 5 Stjepan Sulek, Croatian violinist/composer (Coriolan)
  • Aug 6 Susan Cowdy, ornithologist
  • Aug 6 Arthur Charles Dobson, British racing driver (d. 1980)
  • Aug 7 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
  • Aug 8 Arthur Holt, politician
  • Aug 8 Unity Mitford, English fascist sympathizer and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1948)
  • Aug 9 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor
  • Aug 9 Gordon Cullen, English architect (Townscape), born in Calverley (d. 1994)
  • Aug 9 Tove Jansson, Finnish author (Moomins) (d. 2001)
  • Aug 9 Joe Mercer, English footballer (d. 1990)
  • Aug 10 Jeff Corey, American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 10 Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (d. 1973)
  • Aug 11 José Silva, American parapsychologist (d. 1999)
  • Aug 12 [Hendrik] Jan Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist (Parool)
  • Aug 12 Gerd Buchdahl, German philosopher (d. 2001)
  • Aug 12 Ruth Lowe, Canadian pianist and composer (I'll Never Smile Again) (d. 1981)
  • Aug 13 Luis Mariano, Basque operetta singer (d. 1970)
  • Aug 14 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
  • Aug 15 Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer
  • Aug 16 Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Aug 17 Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55)
  • Aug 19 Fumio Hayasaka, composer
  • Aug 19 Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)
  • Aug 20 Kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • Aug 21 Dallas Pratt, collector
  • Aug 21 Doug Wright, cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's)
  • Aug 25 Alexei Haieff, Blagovestchensk Siberia, composer (Princess Zondilda)
  • Aug 26 Julio Cortázar, Argentine writer (d. 1984)
  • Aug 27 Catherine Marshall, editor/writer
  • Aug 28 Glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue)
  • Aug 30 Julie Bishop, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 30 Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur
  • Aug 31 Richard Basehart, Zanesville Oh, actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea)
  • Sep 2 Booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist
  • Sep 2 Tom Glazer, American folk singer and songwriter (d. 2003)
  • Sep 3 Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994)
  • Sep 4 Rudolf Leiding, German auto executive, third postwar chairman of Volkswagen (d. 2003)
  • Sep 5 Gail Kubik, South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, composer (Gerald McBoing Boing)
  • Sep 5 Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet (Defense of Violeta Parra)
  • Sep 5 Stuart Freeborn, motion picture make-up artist (Star Wars: Yoda, Jabba the Hut), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Sep 7 Herbert Delauney Bill Hughes, educationist
  • Sep 7 Hugo Pfister, composer